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Blood Clotting With Gold Nanoparticles
2013-07-26 10:23:00

Controlled by an infrared laser, gold nanoparticles can now be used to turn blood clotting on and off - a useful tool for doctors who are trying to control clotting during surgery.

Making Water Droplets Dance
2013-07-23 04:59:10

Scientists are experimenting with non-dissapative droplet patterns to study reversible switching between static and dynamic self-assembly.

Record Broken By Stanford Scientists For Thinnest Light-absorber
2013-07-18 13:12:21

Stanford University scientists have created the thinnest, most efficient absorber of visible light on record.

2013-07-10 15:59:10

Researchers have developed a concept to potentially improve delivery of drugs for cancer treatment using nanoparticles that concentrate and expand in the presence of higher acidity found in tumor cells.

2013-07-09 22:54:58

Silencing genes that have malfunctioned is an important approach for treating diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

2013-07-08 10:57:46

By designing droplets using electricity, researchers have opened new possibilities in physics.

Coveted Nanocrystal Process Simplified
2013-06-25 12:29:07

A formation mechanism of nanocrystalline cerium dioxide (CeO2), a versatile nanomaterial, has been unveiled by scientists


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.